BIOTIC Species Information for Echinocardium cordatum
Researched byLizzie Tyler Data supplied byUniversity of Sheffield
Refereed byThis information is not refereed.
Scientific nameEchinocardium cordatum Common nameSea-potato
MCS CodeZB223 Recent SynonymsNone

PhylumEchinodermata SubphylumEchinozoa
Superclass ClassEchinoidea
Subclass OrderSpatangoida
Suborder FamilyLoveniidae
GenusEchinocardium Speciescordatum

Additional InformationThe common name of this species refers to the brittle, brownish test, which is often found washed up on sheltered sandy shores.
Taxonomy References Fish & Fish, 1996, Hayward et al., 1996, Mortensen, 1927,
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